Medieval silver groat of king Edward III London

Medieval silver groat of king Edward III London

Code: 11948

£225.00 Approx $278.47, €256.26

Silver Groat (4d) of King Edward III (1327-1377), Fourth Coinage, Pre-Treaty period (1354-1355), Series E, lis on breast. 

Obverse inscription:  + EDWΛRD ° D ° G ° RЄX ° ΛIIGL’ ° Z ° FRΛИC ° D ҺУB "Edward By The Grace of God King of England and France and Lord of the Irish"

Obverse description: Facing bust of king Edward in tressure of nine arches.

Reverse inscription: + POSVI ° DЄVm ° Λ DIVTOR Єm ° mЄV / CIVI TΛS LOII DOII"I have made God my helper / City of London"

Reverse description: Long cross pattée dividing the legend, with three pellets in each angle.


CULTURE: Medieval England


DATE: 1327 - 1377 AD (this coin was minted in 1354-1355 AD)


SIZE: 27.25mm diameter

WEIGHT: 4.18 grams


PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection. Oslo, Norway.